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Call for Applications: Career Development for Women Leaders (CDWL) Program 2017-2018.  The Program, modeled after national programs for women in academic medicine, is 9 days in total spread out over 9 months.  Women faculty (Assistant, Associate and Full Professor) and women senior staff (Vice President level) are eligible to apply.  For more information visit
Applications should be submitted electronically to Natalie Barrett ( at OWIMS and must be received no later than March 24, 2017.  

2017 AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar 
July 15-18, 2017 (application deadline March 30th)
Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, Washington
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The online application period is will close on March 30, 2017. For more information, a preliminary agenda, and to apply, please visit our website.
Call for Scholarship Applications: The Office of Faculty Affairs and OWIMS provide one full scholarship, to cover the cost of registration, travel and lodging.  More than one person may be able to attend the conference, but financial assistance is provided to only one attendee.  To learn more, visit (intranet link).  Scholarship applications due May 1.        

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Lunch and Learn Opportunity Open to All Faculty, Staff, House Staff, Post Docs, & Students (MD, PA, Graduate and other)
The State of Women in Academic Medicine: The Pipeline, and Pathways to Leadership
March 23, 11:30-1pm
Carol Shively, PhD, Professor of Pathology, Comparative Medicine and Director of the Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Lunch provided to the first 100 who register.
Registration required by March 21 at

Women’s Health and Sex Differences Research Day:
The Gender Gap: Pain and Addiction 

April 6, 8:00 am-3:00pm: Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education
Open to All Faculty, Staff, House Staff, Post Docs, & Students (MD, PA, Graduate and other)
Featuring Keynote speaker: Jill Becker, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, MBNI; Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry; Senior Neuroscience Scholar, Reproductive Science Program and Charles Carlson, PhD, ABPP, Robert H. & Anna B. Culton Endowed Professor of Psychology, University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences
And Plenary speaker:
Charles Carson, PhD, ABPP, Robert H. and Anna B. Culton Endowed Professor of Psychology, University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences
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Invitation to apply -  Health Equity Research Opportunity (HERO Fellowship program application deadline is March 15, 2017
The Research Education and Training Core of the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity at Wake Forest School of Medicine in collaboration with faculty from Winston-Salem State University invite junior underrepresented minority faculty to apply for the 2017 Health Equity Research Opportunity (HERO Fellowship program. The program will begin on June 1, 2016.
If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Montez Lane, Program Manager 336-713-5066 or

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